Donald Shephard

9 September 1920–29 January 2015 (Age 94)
Puyallup, Pierce, Washington, United States

The Life of Donald

When Donald Shephard was born on 9 September 1920, in Puyallup, Pierce, Washington, United States, his father, Hannibal Shephard, was 48 and his mother, Ethel Williams, was 39. He lived in Pierce, Washington, United States in 1930 and Alderton Election Precinct, Pierce, Washington, United States in 1940. He died on 29 January 2015, in Puyallup, Pierce, Washington, United States, at the age of 94.

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1940 · Galloping Gertie

Age 20

Galloping Gertie is the reference used to describe the Tacoma Narrows Bridge. It opened on July 1, 1940 four months later it no longer existed. On November 7, 1940 the wind guests came up to 40 miles an hour causing the bridge to twist and vibrate violently before it collapsed into Puget Sound. The only victim of the bridge collapsing was a three-legged paralyzed dog named Tubby whose owner tried to rescue him from the car but he wouldn’t go with him.
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 25

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Shepherd .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Donald Shephard in household of Hanibal Shephard, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Donald Shephard in household of Hannibal Shephard, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Donald Williams Sheppard, "Washington, County Birth Registers, 1873-1965"

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